Jan. 2 2017
Winter storms continue to hammer the northern states from coast to coast as the weather throws a seemingly endless supply of snow on the country. Temperatures have dropped below freezing from Seattle ...
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Jan. 2 2017
The oldest water on earth has been found in Canada. Scientists from the University of Toronto discovered a two-billion-year-old oasis in a mine. Three years ago, pools of 1.5 billion-year-old water wa ...
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Dec. 24 2016
Byran Bidegain, a road maintenance worker for the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), died on the job while plowing snow near Boise, Idaho. Bidegain was trying to unclog snow from the plow when he ...
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Dec. 23 2016
The recent cyberattack on a DNS server that shut down popular websites like Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, came from an unusual source. The botnet used in the attack contained many Internet of Things, o ...
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Dec. 22 2016
In Boone County, Missouri, the Public Water Supply District has chosen to suspend its plans to charge property owners an irrigation fee, after a number of them expressed frustration over the issue at ...
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Dec. 22 2016
A final environmental impact statement recently released by the EPA has given the green light to a genetically engineered form of creeping bentgrass. The bentgrass was engineered by Monsanto and The S ...
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Dec. 21 2016
Snowplow drivers have gotten a new partner straight out of a sci-fi movie. Lasers are now being used as drivers’ second pair of eyes when plowing through crowded streets. “It works as a guide, ju ...
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Dec. 21 2016
The uncertainty of the election is finally over, and the response from small businesses is favorable. The National Federation of Independent Businesses’ Small Business Optimism Index recently jumped ...
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Dec. 20 2016
A man in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has been arrested for scamming elderly victims by pretending to be a landscape contractor and water inspector. Sonny Mitchell was given $1,500 in cash to seal his vic ...
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Dec. 20 2016
Sources of power could soon be found in decorative landscaping. Newwind, a French wind-power company, has developed the Wind Tree. The massive tree-like sculpture features several ‘leaves,’ ...
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Dec. 19 2016
One man is bringing the joy of nature along with the joy of the holidays. Mike Karl, owner of The Cutting Edge Landscaping Company in Sparta, New Jersey, recently invited children in the area to paint ...
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Dec. 19 2016
SiteOne Landscapes has announced that is has acquired East Haven Landscape Products (EHLP). EHLP started in East Haven, Connecticut, in 1978,and is a distributor of nursery, hardscapes and landscape s ...
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Dec. 17 2016
Two people have been arrested in connection with two massive theft rings spanning across eight cities in Kentucky and Tennessee. Marcus Antonio McKay and Jerry Lee Baker were both apprehended in conne ...
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Dec. 16 2016
The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) has reported that 26.45 inches of precipitation has been recorded at Bowman Reservoir through November. The 26.45-inch mark equals 192 percent of average for this ...
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Dec. 15 2016
Franchising isn’t just for coffee shops and burger joints anymore. All sorts of small businesses, from landscape maintenance to dental offices, have had a boost in joining franchises. According to a ...
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Dec. 15 2016
An altercation between two landscape workers has left one dead. John Robert Sim, a greenskeeper, shot Julio Garcia on the golf course at the Hurricane Creek Country Club in Anna, Texas. Both Sim and ...
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Dec. 14 2016
A New Jersey landscape contractor and his brother are using Christmas lights to get into the limelight. Bill Kloos, owner of Landscape Craftsmen in East Brunswick, and his brother Ryan will be feature ...
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Dec. 14 2016
One hardworking young man has overcome his disabilities to run a successful landscape company in Weymouth, Massachusetts. At only 20 years old, Anthony DiNatale, who owns DiNatale Landscaping, had alw ...
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Dec. 13 2016
Landscape companies may soon be able to put ‘grass art’ into their offered services. Researchers at the University of Tokyo in Japan have created Grassfiti, a machine that ‘moves’ grass to cre ...
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Dec. 13 2016
Florida might be looking at dry lawns and stilled sprinklers this winter. After an unusually warm and dry November, water managers are saying that these past few dry weeks could stretch on throughout ...
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